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Matcha Whoopie Pie

Matcha Whoopie Pie

Prep Time 30 mins Cook Time 25 mins Total Time 55 mins Difficulty: Beginner Cooking Temp: 302  °F Servings: 6 Best Season: Suitable throughout the year
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Description

Matcha Whoopie Pie is a delightful and unique dessert that combines the earthy flavor of matcha with the sweet and creamy filling of a traditional whoopie pie. These whoopie pies are perfect for any occasion, offering a sophisticated and delicious treat that stands out from the usual desserts.

The whoopie pie shells are made from a batter of flour, sugar, eggs, butter, and matcha powder. The matcha powder is blended into the batter, giving the shells a vibrant green color and a distinct, earthy flavor. The batter is piped into small rounds and baked until light and fluffy.

The filling for the whoopie pies is made from a mixture of butter, powdered sugar, and a hint of vanilla or matcha, whipped until smooth and creamy. The creamy filling is sandwiched between two matcha-flavored shells, creating a perfect balance of flavors and textures.

Matcha Whoopie Pies can be garnished with a dusting of powdered sugar or a drizzle of white chocolate for added elegance. The result is a dessert that is both visually stunning and incredibly delicious.

These whoopie pies are perfect for tea parties, holidays, or any celebration where you want to offer a unique and delightful treat. Their combination of matcha flavor and creamy filling makes Matcha Whoopie Pies a favorite among dessert lovers.

Ingredients

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Instructions

  1. In a clean bowl, separate the eggs. Keep the egg white bowl cool in the fridge.

  2. In a clean bowl, mix well vegetable oil and milk. Mix in cake flour and matcha powder. Add in 2 egg yolks and mix well. Set aside.
  3. Take the egg white bowl out of the fridge, add in lemon juice, sugar and vanilla extract. Use a hand mixer to beat until soft peaks form. Take a scoop of whipped egg white, and gently fold it into the batter until just combined. Pour all the batter into the whipped egg white and gently fold it in until just combined. Transfer into a piping bag.
  4. Line the baking tray with parchment paper or baking mat. Preheat the oven to 302℉(150℃).
  5. Pipe out 12 round dots (about 5 cm in diameter) on the baking mat. Send into the oven to bake for 25 minutes. Take the cake out of the oven and set aside to let cool.
  6. In a clean bowl, bring together heavy cream, sugar and sweet red bean paste. Use a hand mixer to beat until stiff peaks form. Transfer into a piping bag. Pipe the whipped cream onto one side and top with another slice of cake.

Note

By cake flour, I mean low protein flour, which normally contains 7-9% protein (Mine is around 8%). Not self-rising flour.

Keywords: Matcha Whoopie Pie, cake pie, soft cake pie